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contradiction

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1 someone or something with qualities or features that seem to conflict with one another
  • a loving father as well as a ruthless killer, the gangster is a living contradiction

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2 a refusal to confirm the truth of a statement
  • the actress's contradiction of the marriage rumor caused quite a stir

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The first known use of contradiction was in the 14th century

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“Contradiction.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/contradiction. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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